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William Lawson

  • PROFESSOR Otolaryngology
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  • Otolaryngology


  • MD/DDS, New York University

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Surgery
    Veterans Administration Med. Ctr.

  • Residency, Otolaryngology
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Professional Societies
    Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
    Fellow, American Society for Head and Neck Surgery
    Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Fellow, American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society
    Fellow, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Fellow, American Laryngological Association
    Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
    Fellow, American Rhinologic Society
    Fellow, American Brohoesophagological Association

    To read more about the Center for Skull-Base Surgery at Mount Sinai, click here.


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    Best Doctors in Metropolitan Area
    (Castle - Connolly)

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    Service Award
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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    Best Doctors in America
    (Woodward - White)

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    Merit Award
    American Academy of Otolaryngology

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    Best Doctors in America
    (New York Magazine)

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    Distinguished Candidates Theses
    American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society


Primary and revision rhinoplasty
Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
Sinonasal and anterior skull base tumors


Urken ML, Moscoso J, Lawson W, Biller H. A systematic approach to functional reconstruction of the oral cavity following partial and total glossectomy. Archives of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 1994; 120: 589-601.

Lawson W, Reino AJ. Reduction Columelloplasty - A New Method in the Management of the Nasal Base. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1995; 121: 1086-1088.

Lawson W, Reino AJ, Seidman D. The Silastic Columella Strut. Plast Reconst Surg 1996; 97: 938-943.

Reino AJ, Lawson W. The Management of Embossment Following the Frontal Osteoplastic Procedure. Laryngoscope 1996; 106: 1259-1265.

Lawson W, Reino A. Isolated Sinus Disease: An Analysis of 132 Cases. Laryngoscope 1997; 107: 1590-1595.

Brandwein MS, Rothstein A, Lawson W, Bodian C, Urken ML. Sinonasal Melanoma --- a Clinicopathological Study of 24 Cases and Literature Meta-Analysis. Arch Otolaryng Head Neck Surg 1997; 123: 290-296.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Lawson did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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